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'66 Half Cab
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Garage
Vehicle Name '66 Half Cab
Year 1966
Make Ford
Model Bronco
Color Currently Green
Style (U13, U14, U15) U14
1966 Ford Bronco
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Brief Description (optional) This Bronco was purchased new by my Aunt and Uncle in Poseyville, IN around 1966. It was manufactured in Oct of 1965 according to the VIN#, and my Aunt was aware it was one of the very first ones as she noted.

My Dad later purchased it from my Aunt when I was very young, likely a toddler. Dad used it all throughout my childhood for hunting and fishing trips. He even drove it to work at times.

It had been neglected for years, and I took a renewed interest in it and Dad told me to have at it. I completely rebuilt the braking system, added a temporary seat, did a quick paint job to make it presentable and retard further rust, and many other various parts to get it driving.

It currently is waiting for me to restore it. I was surprised and honored when a photo of it was voted in #2 place for the 2012 Classicbroncos.com Calendar, and was used on the cover.
Engine & Drivetrain
1966 Ford Bronco Engine & Drivetrain
All stock:
170cid I6
3 speed (column shift)
Dana 20 (T-shift)
4.56 Axle ratio
Rear Limited Slip

Suspension
All Stock, added Monroe Gas-Magnum shocks as original shocks were shot.

Wheels & Tires
1966 Ford Bronco Wheels & Tires
(5) 235 / 75 / R15 Kumho Road Venture AT KL-78
Stock rims including spare.

Exterior
Originally Caribbean Turquoise. Later Painted blue, and I painted the current green to try and retard rust.

Interior
Had bench seat, have temporarily installed a bucket seat to drive on until restoration.

Other Notes
1966 Ford Bronco Other Notes
I currently do not posses the skills or working area to accomplish a full restoration I feel it deserves. Once I establish a shop to work in so I can do a complete tear down, I'll keep it functioning and capable of being driven, and attempt to slow any further deterioration.
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